Total Immersion Forums  

Go Back   Total Immersion Forums > Links and References
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #11  
Old 08-31-2012
Rincewind Rincewind is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 340
Rincewind
Default

One thing to keep in mind about running is that unlike cycling or swimming its a high impact sport. So stress fractures and other structural injuries are common.

If you have no prior running background then it will take about a year of solid training to 'harden' the body to the point where you can safely increase intensity while maintaining low injury risk. I believe running coaches call it building a 'foundation'.

I'd say staying injury free for that period is far more important than following any specific methodology. So my advice would be to not set any specific goals just yet, but keep running at a comfortable pace and listen to your body for any signs of pain.
Reply With Quote
 


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 08:44 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.